Decide if the defence industry is a good fit for your business

Assess the alignment between your business’s capabilities, Defence procurement priorities and general market opportunities. Does the defence industry offer opportunities that suit your business? Can your business develop its capabilities to suit the defence industry?

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Identify business development priorities

Assess the alignment between your business’s capabilities and Defence procurement priorities. The following will help you work out where to focus your business development effort.

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Connect and build

Defence is more like a marketplace than a single customer. Most of the business opportunities are in the supply chains of major contractors. Joining the defence industry is an opportunity to grow and strengthen your business capabilities to move into new markets with long-term partners.